Good news for HR technology users in the shape of a survey from CedarCrestone. Not only is HR software good for you (in terms of efficiency and cost-savings) – it also appears to have a direct impact on productivity and performance. The CedarCrestone 2012-2013 HR systems survey made a clear link between high-performing companies and use of […]
Social media is revolutionising the way people communicate and collaborate at work. A growing number of companies are now turning to internal social platforms to help employees keep up-to-date, connect with colleagues and work together seamlessly on projects. It’s a great way to improve ‘connectedness’, drive innovation and help staff feel more involved and engaged […]
Hands up who remembers when email first took hold in the 90s? It’s hard now to imagine life without it – but there was a time when it was all a bit scary and not everyone thought the speed and immediacy it brought to business life was necessarily a good thing. Fast-forward to 2013 and […]
Meddling business owners are the biggest barrier to their own company’s growth, according to some research from Cranfield that crossed my desk this week. Entrepreneurs, it seems, are finding it difficult to step away from routine, day-to-day tasks and as a result are failing to focus on the future growth of the business. The statistics […]
The CIPD’s latest report on how social technology can give companies competitive edge makes fascinating reading. It’s the first piece of research I’ve seen that gets to the heart of how social media can be used inside the business to drive innovation, improve working practices and get employees really engaged with their work and with […]
The death of internal email and its replacement by social collaboration tools has been the subject of discussion at several meetings I’ve been to over the past few weeks. A significant number of companies, it seems, are following a similar path as information technology business Atos, who has pledged to phase internal email out completely […]
The latest release includes a new social HR portal that takes HR software in a new direction, significantly increasing its value as a business tool.